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Scratch build a grain elevator – part 4

Progress The grain elevator is almost finished. Some small details must be added, a window must be placed and the loading valve for loading grain...

Spiderfield layout photo’s

Photo's of the Spiderfield layout. Sometimes I just like to make some photographs of my layout. No particular items, just clicking around. That's what...

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VIDEOS

DO IT YOURSELF

Put a DCC function decoder in a Bay Window Caboose

A one evening project The Athearn Genesis Bay Windows Cabooses are delivered with and without lighting installed. The unlighted cabooses have LEDS installed in the...

Scratch build a grain elevator – part 4

Progress The grain elevator is almost finished. Some small details must be added, a window must be placed and the loading valve for loading grain...

DCC

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Animated watertower

This time a short video of the animated watertower at Spiderfield. The waterspout is moved by a servo. The servo is controlled by a Digikeijs...
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Testrun GP18 after rebuild

Turbo? At last the GP18 has made it's way to te layout. Fitted with an wrong sound decoder, it should be a non-turbo version of...

LAYOUT

Scratch build a grain elevator – part 4

Progress The grain elevator is almost finished. Some small details must be added, a window must be placed and the loading valve for loading grain...
video

How things started: A few video’s

In 2010 I started with the Timesaver layout. I shot a few video's then of questionable quality 😉 The good news is the magnets are...

ROLLING STOCK

Bay Window Caboose 

EMD GP18

USRA 0-8-0

HISTORY

Fallen Flags

In North American railroading terminology, fallen flags are railroads which no longer exist under their original names. At one time, North America was filled...

Southern Railway History